The Ballinagree Wind Farm project has now been submitted to An Bord Pleanála. A full copy of the Planning Application and accompanying Environmental Impact Assessment Report can be found at

FuturEnergy Ireland is a new joint venture company owned on a 50:50 basis by Coillte and ESB. This project, a co-development with Ørsted, is now part of the FuturEnergy Ireland portfolio. Our commitment to the local community remains the same, and so does our dedicated project team.


A community information webinar was held on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 7pm. If you were unable to attend, please contact our Community Liaison Officer John Lyons on 086 817 5859 who can send you the presentation (also available in the ‘Latest News’ section below) and arrange a one-to-one meeting to answer your questions.

Online Community Consultation

The Virtual Exhibition has now closed. If you require any further information about this project, please email or call 086 817 5859 and our CLO John will be happy to help.



Estimated Project Development Time

Jul 2017

General ecological studies began in the wider study area

Nov 2017

Initial landowner discussions began in the area.

Jul 2019

Door-to-door engagement begins with the local community

Oct 2019

Local landowner discussion concluded

Oct 2019

Meteorological wind measuring mast scoping studies progress

Nov 2019

Meteorological wind measuring mast erection

Dec 2019

Environmental impact assessment project team appointed

Dec 2019

Detailed environmental and engineering studies begin

Jun 2020

Grid Route and turbine delivery route assessment progressed

Jun 2020

Site Layout Iteration 1

Nov 2020

Site Layout Iteration 2

Apr 2021

Site Layout Iteration 3

Aug 2021

Final design layout. Publish detailed project brochure and virtual exhibition

Oct 2021

Hold information webinar on Thursday October 7 at 7pm for the local community.

Jan 2022

Planning application submitted to An Bord Pleanála

Latest News

07 Oct 21

Community Information Webinar presentation

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27 Aug 21

Ballinagree Wind Farm Newsletter 5

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17 Dec 20

Ballinagree Wind Farm Newsletter 4

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14 Jul 20

Ballinagree Scoping Report

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18 Jun 20

Online Community Consultation

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18 Jun 20

Ballinagree Wind Farm Newsletter 3

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27 Mar 20

Draft Wind Energy Guidelines published by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government can be found below.

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27 Feb 20

Final Renewable Eneregy Support Scheme (RESS) Term's and Conditions released by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. Please see below.

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13 Jan 20

Study Area Map (Highlighted in yellow shading)

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19 Dec 19

Ballinagree Winter Newsletter 2019

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27 Jun 19

Community Engagement Commenced with two dedicated Community Liaison Officerss

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